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targeted in an fbi sting operation that led to the conviction of six congressmen and one u.s. senator. but when pressler was offered bribes by the undercover agents, he turned down money. here is the ad he ran during last night's academy awards. >> "american hustle" shows the fbi making real-life bribes to washington politicians. i know because as your u.s. senator, i turned them down. >> $50,000 is no problem. >> in any event, it would not be proper for me to promise to do anything in return for a campaign contributions. >> this is the type of honest leadership i will bring to washington, d.c. >> wow. while many say pressler is unlikely to win, it's certainly a smart way to capitalize on the oscar buzz. and we'll have a look at the inspiration behind "american hustle." >>> white men have deserted the party and voted republican. now democrats are trying to reverse that trend and bring back the white male. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the
wednesday in the south of ukraine in the crimea region. nbc news learned exclusive details about an fbi informant planted inside of al qaeda. according to numerous sources, the fbi had a mole who actually met osama bin laden eight years before the september 11th attacks. and this mole knew bin laden planned to finance terror plots, but the bureau opted not to disclose that information to the 9/11 commission. the informant acted as a, quote, driver and confidant for the man who planned the 1993 terror attack on the world trade center. bin laden apparently told the mole about a planned attack on a masonic lodge in los angeles, that information in the end helping the fbi to prevent the attack from happening. >>> the nutritional panels on all those foods that we buy are about to get a bit of a makeover. today, michelle obama and the head of the fda will announce proposed updates as part of the first lady's push to help americans make healthier choices. nbc's tracie potts is in washington. and tracie, as we look at some of these possible changes, how might they make things easier, some will
fbi documents suggesting it may have been rigged. >>> your "new day" starts right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "new day." it's wednesday, february 26th, 6:00 in the east. the ball my weekend, just a big tease. the eastern two-thirds of the country now in the grips of a dangerous arctic blast. for good measure, there's snow in the forecast all the way to new england. indra petersons, our meteorologist whether tell us -- will tell us what's happening, where, and why. let's begin with ted row lands in frigid chicago. how you holding up? >> reporter: frigid is an understatement, chris. good morning. it's about 15 degrees below zero right now in chicago. much worse in other areas of the midwest. it is just getting to be too much to bear. the latest arctic blast is a harsh reminder that the winter that just won't quit isn't over. >> too long, too cold. >> reporter: cities across the country nearing record levels for snow and low temperatures. minnesota is an track to break its record of 52 days below zero. chicago has been below zero for 23 days this winter and the fifth highest
to be watched by supporters and opponents and the like. >> the fbi saw this about the first ali/listo fight. >> reporter: it was one of the greatest moments in american history. could the fight have been rigged? we'll tell you about new documents fueling that speculation. mine was earned in korea in 1953. afghanistan, in 2009. orbiting the moon in 1971. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection. and because usaa's commitment to serve current and former military members and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. [ mthat if you wear a partial,w you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. ♪ 800,000 hours of supercomputing time, 3 million lines of code, 40,000 sets of eyes, or a million sleepless nights. wheth
legal rights? >> he shook up the world or was it the mom? >> new information that the fbi thought one of the most famous fights in history might have been fixed? we will hear from boxing legend, don king live. >> hello. i'm john berman. >> i'm michaela pereira. good morning out west. it is 8:00 a.m. out there. >>> happening now, a passenger terminal at the port of miami is being evacuated due to a bag of unknown substance. evacuation is affecting terminal "b" and a norwegian ship. they are out working on this. >> also, at this hour, we're awaiting a big decision by arizona governor, jan brewer, on the controversial ledgereligiou freedom bill. they include american, delta airlines, marriott and at&t. sources are telling us that brewer is very likely to veto it. it would allow businesses to turn away customers on religious grounds. critics say it is designed to discriminate against gays. >> talk about an arctic blast. temperatures have been below zero in parts of the midwest with windchills reaching 30 below. 15-25 degrees lower than normal across the midwest and 10-20 below average her
pleading for help from the fbi. had you ever seen a case like this before? a dad who shows up at the paris embassy? >> never. no. >> reporter: we hunt down the clues, an apartment building where a maria pfeifer lives. and we talk to neighbors. have they ever seen the mother and those two boys? and then the biggest clue of all. look at this. the stunning video. the boys playing at a resort in slovakia caught on tape. more than a year after they disappeared. you can see their mother there in the orange shorts and what's most startling to their fathers is how they look. both of the boys with long hair, the youngest in pigtails. that's sasha to the left? that's sasha in the pigtails disguised as a girl in the yellow shirt. >> jerry is coming around right here, right? >> jerry is in -- with the long hair. >> reporter: how strange is it to see your son disguised as a little girl halfway around the world. >> it's surreal. >> reporter: the fathers showed the video to us and to the fbi. the international dragnet tightening. >> i'm waiting right now for the word from law enforcement to get on a plan
. it is going way back, but it was such an unusual sting operation on the part of the fbi. in the mindsmained of some of the content creators out here in the entertainment industry. host: one of those individuals, an estimated 6000 --is former senator chris dodd. he gets to vote on best picture. he is the head of the motion picture association of america. he is paid $3.3 million a year. what is his main job? guest: he is the head of the trade association. for the motion picture business. the mpaa. in that role, he is the chief lobbyist for the entertainment business. the biggest issue facing the industry right now is piracy. the stealing of content, online piracy. this has been hugely vexing for the industry. it essentially hits them -- pits them against silicon valley. the entertainment business is not pursuing any legislation. what they are pursuing is to try to get some agreement with the googles of the world to do more to fight piracy. and, so that is essentially a standoff for a couple of years. host: we are talking with ted johnson, senior editor for "variety." on hillary clinton, shoul
to individuals charge, which we refer all issues to the fbi and then they move in, and they did their investigation and, ultimately, this determines whether or not a crime is committed, and we believe ensuring those individuals are held accountable to the fullest extent of the law. >> do you have the numbers how many are prosecuted in a way and then discipline and then prosecution. >> i don't have that information with me currently, but i can provide that for the record. >> do you have that? >> yes. >> thank you. any studies on the effects of solitary confinement on recidivism and early entry? >> there's been no stoids as a result of the hearing conducted in 2012 when that was presented to me, and we have not participated in any type of study. we dprea to undergo the analysis that's take b place right now with cna, and hopefully from that review, we'll have some insight, but, senator, i have to add, when you are looking at recidivism, that will require a long period of time to assess when you're looking at the number of individuals who have since been released and impact on reci
with the nsa, having a government agency other than than the nsa hold the data, like the f.b.i. or putting in the hands of an entity that doesn't have roles with the government. >> 4 million signups have happened in obamacare since last month. the president hopes to meet an unofficial goal by the end of march. enrollment had gotten off to a pretty slow start in october last year because of several glitches in the one site. some states encountered problems, as well. one state is california, it's marketplace had a potential security flaw in the security system. the error was only revealed recently, more than three months after the site launched. officials say no consumer information was compromised. >> the president and house speaker john boehner say they are looking to find common ground after butting heads over the years, both men sitting down in the oval office for their first one and one meeting since 2012. they say the their meeting was constructive, they discussed immigration reform, the affordable care act, california's drought and flood insurance. analysts say it is unlikely we will
in the current issue of "foreign ," that goes over some of the other failed projects. the fbi wasted hundreds of millions of dollars on their computer systems. the contracting system is broken. caller is right in that the obama administration did delay everything until after the 2012 election, not just software projects, but anything coming out of the federal government was grounded to a halt as they were justifiably worried that the republicans would seize on anything to try to be the president over the head. they slowcal reasons, things down. that does not answer the question as to why after the 2012 election they did not move on a more accelerated basis to try to get this thing going. when it was clear that it needed to be delayed and needed beta testing, they should have delayed it. i heard from someone in the white house that they could have delayed it. i could have allowed the navigators and other parts of health care enrollment to move forward, but delay the websites for a couple of months until it was ready. failure to do that is inexplicable. one part i would disagree with the caller
in the newspaper. was heads of the fbi, cia, counterterrorism. she did not understand why it was in the newspaper but none of those people knew about the threat. the last thing i have to say, i viewed c-span is/\ neutral. but there was a headline on your website referring to michele troll getsretiring goaded." said that kerry russian intervention would be a mistake. he says any declaration from this of menstruation carries a weight of a feather. better than nothing, better still would be backing these words with the flotilla and the black sea. after the united states was leading europe to counter russian pressure and make up for its punishments until the ukraine is on a firm footing. you agree with that assessment? the weight of this administration carries the weight of the feather? caller: yes, i do. mr. putin will do what he wants to do. he will do that. pretty much anything is going to do what they want to do. china, whoever. not much we can do right now. we are so wounded right now with the current president. he much the rest of the government. especially the senate right now. referringclip y
to the world markets. so the economic aspects of this whether it's the new silk road, whether it's the fbi, whether it's promoting afghan businesses is something better think americans will continue to be interested in as part of this future relationship. and, finally, saw but i don't think that needs to be much detail but that's to keep focus on counter extremism but not just counterterrorism, extremism. afghanistan is still an important part of the area as well. so the region, economic issues, counter extremism, the foundations for future relationship in afghanistan and the united states. once again i thank the organizers of this to give me this opportunity and i look forward to the rest of the panel and your comments and questions. >> thank you. clare. >> thank you. and i would like to start also by thanking the organizers for all that they do on afghanistan, the region, and for this timely discussion. i've been asked to focus my remarks on governance and i would like to look back over the last decade, and draw a few lessons. shortly after the tragedy of 9/11, a few miles from here, a f
at a jewelry store wearing goggles and respirators claiming to be fbi agents investigating a meth lab. later they pulled a gun and zip tied the employees. one guard them in the back room while others scooped up the goods and got away. >>> interior department calculated the cost of last year's government shutdown of national parks. that 16-day congressional standoff came to $414 million in lost visitor spending at the parks and surrounding communities. the national parks are economic engines. in 2012 generating $27 billion. supporting 243,000 jobs. >>> roads around the nation's capital are still treacherous this morning after a powerful storm kovrtd area with snow and ice. many schools will be delayed or closed for a second day. federal agencies shut down yesterday are opening two hours late this morning. and d.c. is bracing for another blast of bitter cold air with temperatures dipping into single digits. and that same storm turned into a traffic nightmare for drivers across texas. thousands of them stuck on slick highways. the biggest backup formed south of dallas, a line of cars and trucks
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